Raymond McNulty

Raymond J. McNulty is Chief Learning Officer of Penn Foster and senior fellow with the International Center for Leadership in Education, having previously served as President. Prior to joining the International Center, he was a senior fellow at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he worked with leading educators from around the country on improving our nation’s high schools. Raymond McNulty also is a past president of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

An educator since 1973, Raymond McNulty has been a teacher, vice principal, principal, and superintendent. From 2001-03, he served as Vermont’s education commissioner. During his tenure, Ray focused on aligning the Department of Education’s work on three key issues: early education, educator quality, and secondary school reform.

Raymond McNulty has presented at the state, national, and international levels on the need for school systems to accept the challenges that lie ahead. He is committed to raising performance standards for both teachers and students and to building solid connections between schools and their communities. Ray believes strongly that education systems cannot wait for the children and challenges to arrive at school; rather, schools need to reach out and help forge solutions.

Raymond McNulty is the author of It’s Not Us Against Them – Creating the Schools We Need, published in 2009 by the International Center.